This course is considered a public health “survey” class because it briefly introduces a wide variety of topics within the public health field. If you find you want more information on any of the topics, you will find links at the end of each section of this document that will direct you to more in-depth information. As a result of this class, you should be able to:
Identify the multifaceted determinants of disease in population health.
Identify the components of evidence based public health and apply them in a variety of public health situations.
Identify the fundamental roles of public health and how those roles are exhibited in public health organizations, funding, workforce, and regulations.
Identify and discuss the roles of public health in addressing health disparities and the needs of vulnerable populations.
Identify one or more occupations within the public health realm and describe the education/ credentialing process to enter that field.
Introduces students to retailing and provides an understanding of the types of businesses, strategies, operations, formats and environments through which retailing is carried out. The course takes a multi-disciplinary approach to consider the process and structure of retailing. Retailing topics to be covered will include: planning, research, consumers' behavior, store design, merchandising strategy, management strategy, promotional strategy and pricing strategy. The global dimensions of retailing as well as the relationship between retailing and our society will be stressed throughout the course.
Emphasis will be the logical means of supporting claims in argumentative essays, thesis statements, and reasoning; including logic, style, and research.
1. Analyze the rhetorical needs (the needs of their audience in relationship to the assignment) for college-level persuasive writing assignments.
2. Apply appropriate levels of critical thinking strategies (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation) in their written assignments, with an emphasis on analysis and evaluation/persuasion.
3. Implement appropriate rhetorical elements and organization (introduction, thesis, development and support, counter-argument, conclusion, etc.) in their written assignments, with an emphasis on standard argument models, particularly the Toulmin model.
4. Locate, evaluate, and integrate high-quality information and opinion appropriate for college-level analysis and argument assignments.
5. Craft sentences and paragraphs that communicate their ideas clearly and effectively using words, sentence patterns, and writing conventions at a high college level to make their writing clear, credible, and persuasive.
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Los siguientes materiales han sido creados para usarlos en cursos de hablantes del español que aprendieron el idioma escuchándolo en casa (Heritage speakers). Se trata de un curriculum que está en constante evolución, pero espero que les sea de utilidad para sus clases.
La filosofía detrás de estas unidades es:
- Fortalecer la capacidad de los estudiantes de usar registros formales y distinguirlos de los coloquiales.
- Fortalecer la identidad cultural de los estudiantes
- Entender las diferencias entre el "espanglish" y aprender a "traducirlo" para alguien que no hable inglés.
- Aprender sobre la diversidad lingüística y cultural de los países hispanos.
- Mejorar el conocimiento metalingüístico
Presents financial accounting concepts and the use of accounting information in decision making. Includes an overview of the accounting cycle.
1. Use the accounting cycle to develop financial statements from business transactions.
2. Analyze basic business economic events to determine their effect on accounts and financial statements.
3. Interpret and analyze financial statements to aid in decision making.
4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of internal control and apply them to relatively straight-forward situations to identify strengths and weaknesses.
5. Interpret and analyze accrual and cash flow information presented in accounts.
6. Analyze issues relating to inventory, receivables, long-lived assets, liabilities and stockholder’s equity and recommend appropriate accounting treatment.
7. Describe basic generally-accepted accounting principles.
This course exposes students to theory and practice in the creation, adaptation and delivery of original speeches before an audience. It also provides the opportunity to understand the nature of public speaking and discourse in both ancient and modern society. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Synthesize, organize information for varied audiences. Interact with confidence while adapting messages to audience needs. Listen critically.
This course is a survey of the world's music with attention to musical styles and cultural contexts. Included are the musical and cultural histories of Ociania, Indonesia, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
1. Demonstrate an understanding of diverse peoples, cultural communities, and traditions while reflecting upon and challenging individual and societal ethnocentrism.
2. Describe and discuss music using appropriate terminology relevant for the field of ethnomusicology.
3. Analyze and identify music from a global intercultural perspective using analytical and critical listening skills.
4. Explain artistic, social, historical, and cultural contexts of world music.
This course provides an introduction into electrical troubleshooting theory in troubleshooting common electrical problems including: low voltage, high voltage, unwanted resistance, open circuits, high resistance shorts-to-ground, and current and voltage unbalance. Efficiency technology and sustainable practices are covered. An effective troubleshooting methodology is embedded in this course.
This course is designed to prepare you to comprehend, interpret, and respond to legal and ethical situations in the healthcare setting with diverse populations in a culturally competent way.
NOTE: This is an ethics class, which inherently requires meaningful conversations with other people. As a student in this class, you will be required to regularly meet with other individuals to discuss ethical questions that occur in healthcare. Be aware that you will be required to facilitate a group discussion for most Modules. Plan ahead as you prepare to take this course, and have a pool of individuals available who are willing to have ethical discussions with you.
1. Demonstrate respect for diversity in approaching patients and families.
2. Identify the role of self-boundaries in the healthcare environment.
3. Recognize the role of patient advocacy in the your professional practice.
4. Discuss legal scope of practice for medical assistance and coders.
5. Explore issue of confidentiality as it applies to the medical assistant and to coders.
6. Describe the implications of HIPAA for the medical assistant and the coder in various medical settings.
7. Discuss licensure and certification as it applies to healthcare providers.
8. Describe liability, professional, personal injury, and third party insurance.
9. Compare and contrast physician, medical assistant, and coder roles in terms of standard of care.
10. Compare criminal and civil law as it applies to practicing medical assistant and coders.
11. Provide an example of tort law as it would apply to a medical assistant and coders.
12 Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Negligence.
13. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Malpractice.
14. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Statute of Limitations.
15. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Good Samaritan Act(s).
16. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.
17. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Living Will/Advanced directives.
18. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Medical durable power of attorney.
19. Identify how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the medical assisting and coding profession.
20. List and discuss legal and illegal interview questions.
21. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations.
22. Describe the process to follow if an error is made in patient care Respond to issues of confidentiality.
23. Perform within scope of practice. Apply HIPAA rules in regard to privacy/release of information.
24. Practice within the standard of care for a medical assistant and/or coder.
25. Incorporate the Patient's Bill of Right's into personal practice. and medical office policies and procedures.
26. Complete an incident report.
27. Document accurately in the patient record.
28. Apply local, state and federal healthcare legislation appropriate to the medical assisting and coding practice setting.
29. Demonstrate sensitivity to patient rights.
30. Demonstrate awareness of the consequences of not working within the legal scope of practice.
31. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting.
32. Differentiate between legal, ethical, and moral issues affecting healthcare.
33. Compare personal, professional and organizational ethics.
34. Discuss the role of cultural, social and ethnic diversity in ethical performance in the healthcare practice.
35. Identify where to report illegal and/or unsafe activities and behaviors that affect health, safety and welfare of others.
36. Identify the effect personal ethics may have on professional performance.
37. Report illegal and/or unsafe activities and behaviors that affect health, safety and welfare of others to proper authorities.
38. Develop a plan for separation of personal and professional ethics.
39. Apply ethical behaviors, including honesty, integrity in the performance of medical assisting and coding practice.
40. Examine the impact personal ethics and morals may have on the individual's practice.
41. Demonstrate awareness of diversity in providing patient care.